Job Description

Las Vegas, NV

University Orthopedics and Spine, part of OptumCare Nevada

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
Contact Info: Debra Johnson

Las Vegas, NV
USA;Nevada 
(952) 202-0041
debra_johnson1@uhg.com
Website:
Practice Type: Academic Appointment|Multispecialty Group
Pediatric Focus: General Pediatrics (> 75% Pediatrics)
Training Requirements: M.D. or D.O. degree, Approved one-year pediatric orthopaedic surgery fellowship, Board Certified/Board Eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery
Date Available: Immediately
Reason for Job Opening: Expansion
Additional Information: University Orthopedics and Spine, part of OptumCare Nevada is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Fellowship Trained Orthopaedic Surgeon with sub-specialty fellowship training in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery.  Candidates should be committed to an academic surgical practice, research, and resident teaching.  We seek candidates that are enthusiastic and willing to be members of a team committed to building an outstanding Academic Orthopaedic Department and Residency Program.  The ACGME approved residency program is associated with the UNLV School of Medicine and University Medical Center, a busy level 1 trauma center in Las Vegas.
 
 Required Qualifications:
•M.D. or D.O. degree
•Approved one-year pediatric orthopaedic surgery fellowship
•Board Certified/Board Eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery
•Active and unrestricted medical license in the State of Nevada or ability to obtain prior to employment
•DEA license or ability to obtain prior to employment

Las Vegas is one of the best cities in entertainment and cultural options with close proximity to amenities in CA, AZ, and UT. It is one of the most affordable places to live in the Southwest with no state income tax, along with award winning master-planned communities and a lower cost of living than many metropolitan cities. With 300+ days of sunshine, golf, hiking, skiing, boating, and five-star restaurants, it offers endless attractions and entertainment for all ages.

We offer patient care that is compassionate, appropriate and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health. Our employees work with professionalism, as manifested through a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles, and sensitivity to a diverse patient population.

We run a systems-based practice, as manifested by actions that demonstrate an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context and system of health care and the ability to effectively call on system resources to provide care that is of optimal value.

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